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Julie Wilson

KSAL StaffJune 22, 2021

Julia “Julie” Arlone Wilson, 86, of Salina, passed away Sunday, June 20th, 2021.

Julie was born in Bennington, Kansas on January 26, 1935, a daughter of the late Julia (Smith) and George Orner Sr.

She was raised in the Church of the Transfiguration, Bennington; graduated from Marymount College in music and education, attended Emporia State University, and Kansas State University at Manhattan.

She taught at Humbarger Elementary country school for 2 years, Tescott High School for 2 years, Southeast of Saline USD 306 for 32 years, and was a Paraprofessional at Meadowlark Ridge Elementary School.

Julie was a member of the NEA, NRA, local county teachers’ association (where she served twice as president).

Survivors include daughter, Jo Ellen Glassburn (Mike), of Salina; son, James L. Wilson III (Cheryl), of Indianapolis, Indiana; 5 grandchildren, Tiffany Hull (Patrick), Shane Wilson (Lacey), Jacob Glassburn (Lesley), Rebecca Wilson, Bethany Wilson; 5 great grandchildren, Kiersten Schmitt (Logan), Dominic Wilson, Khadin Glassburn-Heang, Khaleb Glassburn-Heang, Paxton Hull; 2 great great grandchildren, Parker Schmitt and 1 on the way, Raya Schmitt; and 4 nieces.

She is preceded in death by her parents and brother, George “Junior” Orner Jr.

Cremation has been chosen.

A Memorial Service will be held at 10:00 am, Saturday, July 3rd, at First Church of the Nazarene in Salina, Kansas with Rev. Jon M. Fillipi officiating. Burial will follow at the Bennington Cemetery Bennington, Kansas.

Donations may be made to the church, sent in care of Carlson-Geisendorf Funeral Home, 500 S. Ohio St., Salina, Kansas 67401.

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